Weld County

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

“Brutal” and “nasty” only begin to describe the GOP battles in Weld County ahead of the primary

Anonymous attacks, false accusations and big money groups target legislative, county commission races in this deep-red county

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

2020 battle for power at the Capitol starts with these big-money Colorado legislative primaries

A guide to the top legislative contests in the June 30 primary, where Republicans are debating who is more conservative and Democrats are aiming for progressive bona fides

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

RVs are housing health care workers worried about giving their families coronavirus. But some Colorado cities, HOAs put up roadblocks.

Dealers and grassroots groups trying to temporarily shelter medical workers in RVs during the virus spread often face barriers thrown up by wary Colorado cities and neighborhoods

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Robberies dropped, fights between roommates spiked: How quarantine affected crime in Colorado

Statistics and anecdotal evidence suggest that targets shifted with the closures, which in some areas also may have veiled an anticipated rise in domestic violence

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Weld County jail, following federal judge’s orders, identifies 89 inmates vulnerable to coronavirus

Judge Philip Brimmer ruled earlier this month that Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams failed to take adequate measures to protect inmates and violated their Eighth Amendment rights against cruel and unusual punishment

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

GOP official alleges caucus results in Weld County tainted by fraud, adding to ongoing party turmoil

An aide to U.S. Rep. Ken Buck is accused of wrongdoing in documents sent to district attorney, but he denies involvement in altering delegates results

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Weld County’s top public health official warned commissioners against full reopening, documents show

A day before the five commissioners unveiled a “safer-at-work” plan for Weld County, Dr. Mark Wallace, executive director of the Weld County Department of Health and Environment, warned against the move

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley, site of deadly coronavirus outbreak, reopens

More than 100 of the 6,000 workers at the processing plant have tested positive for COVID-19 and four have died. Weld County health officials say the processor has developed testing and containment strategies.

Sun Investigation Primary category in which blog post is published

Deaths of at least 32 Colorado nursing home, senior living center residents linked to coronavirus

Six people have died of COVID-19 complications at Centennial Healthcare Center in Greeley alone. Four others from one Littleton assisted-living center, Libby Bortz, also have died.